LAS 489 Central American Migration: Root Causes and Lived Experiences

This course examines the causes and experiences of Central American migration, both historically and in recent years. It explores diverse drivers of migration across the region, as well as the experiences of Central American diasporic communities, drawing on multiple kinds of texts, including film, and engaging with experts and community leaders from the region. You will analyze current policy debates related to Central American migration and you will carry out individual research and group projects.